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CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
just did a dvd called rediscovering god in america which includes a section on washington. and i'm very intrigued with the extraordinary job that mount vernon has done in blding a remarkable education center, which i encourage everyone who comes to washington to go see. i would be very tempted someday to write aovel aut washington personally. i think washington's life is so amazing. he is such a personal odyssey in the development of freedom and he's so little understood, but it would be very daunting because washington is maybe the most complex american. i'd be pretty intimidated right now to try to explain his mind and explain how he operated. >> host: we have about 5 minutes left in our first hour of three with author, writer newt gingrich and also former speaker of the house and historian. we're spending three hours talking about his 14 books over his ceer so far. the next telephone call is from jacksonville, florida. you're on the air. >> caller: hello and thank you r c-span and congratulations to brian lamb on his presidential medal of freedom. mr. gingrich, you spoke earlier abou
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 6:30pm EDT
the fruited plains america america god shed his grace on thee ♪ ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ >> so appropriate to have the prayer from father coughlan, roman catholic faith was central to the life of senator kennedy, even when he strayed or sometimes crashed off the straight and narrow life, he always came back to the church. that's his son, patrick, you see in the foreground, standing at the hearse, the body of his father. >> thank you very much for attending. eternal rest granted unto him, oh, lord, and let perpetual life shine upon him. may he rest in peace. may his soul and outlet souls of the faithfully departed to the mercy of god rest in peace. ame amen. >> senator bobby byrd talking with lawrence schribe in the background. there was no detailed program for this part of the motorcade. so, we'll ask you to bear with us. we don't know quite what to expect next. i think that might have been the conclusion of what they wanted to do here, give an opportunity to the senate staffers to come out. pat leahy, senate of the judicial committee i
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00am EDT
their patriarch. the last brother from the family that is as close to political royalty as america has ever seen. i'm ed schultz. welcome back to msnbc's continuing coverage of the passing of senator ted kennedy. senator kennedy died in overnight hours in his home surrounded by his family, including his wife and children. nbc's anne thompson is at the kennedy compound in hyannisport, massachusetts, where well-wishers have been gathering since early this morning. anne, any word yet on funeral arrangements? >> ed, we do not know what the funeral plans are. we hope to get that information later today or perhaps as late as tomorrow. we can tell you this morning, we have seen a roman catholic priest drive into the compound. we have seen other various people go into the compound this morning, but we have not seen any family members that we recognize. we do understand that last evening, as the senator's health deteriorated, his extended family gathered here at the family compound at his -- his house which was rose and joe, his parents' house and that when he died, he was surrounded by his immediate fam
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2009 7:00pm EDT
the celebration by singing god bless america and i hope you'll join them. . . the hope still lives and the dream shall never die. he had his sleeves and wakeful nights. he had his nightmares and yet he dreamt a dream that was trapped of the heart -- that was a draft of the heart and only his great heart could hold. he gave flesh to that the dream in the noble house of his thought where the sick were healed, the sphere broken, and the stranger welcomed. it is the age-old dream of the profits -- of the profitphets. there will be a bank would ge-- there will be a bank with yet -- there will be a banquet yet. the laugh, the sound of roses, the music -- may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. ♪ ♪ dodd bless america -- god bless america ♪ landed that i love the ♪ stand beside her ♪ and the guide her ♪ through the night ♪ with the light from above ♪ from the mountain to the prairie ♪ to the ocean ♪ god bless america ♪ my home sweet home ♪ god bless america ♪ my home sweet home ♪ died bless america -- god bless america ♪ land that i love ♪ stand beside her ♪ and a
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
-- to boost relations between america and of those countries. >> our team coverage continues with kate live in the studio. >> maryland officials highlight senator kennedy's accomplishments, the work he did, and the way he did it. >> i present to this convention, senator edward kennedy. >> she cochaired his 1980 presidential campaign and introduced into the crowd at the national convention. in a conversation on wednesday, she shared memories of her colleague and friend. >> ted kennedy had the courage of his conviction. he had such a great gift of working across party lines. it being willing to compromise without compromising his ideals. that is what he would want us to do now. >> across maryland, leaders pause honor his legacy. >> [unintelligible] >> from the moment of silence at the city hall to the courts in annapolis. >> my condolences go out to the kennedy family, the shriver family, and the towns and family -- townshend family. >> he said, i saw firsthand his dedication to build a society for america. it will be deeply missed. many officials called kennedy a hero and a mentor, including
WETA
Aug 27, 2009 12:30am EDT
, gorgia. he visited not just thafrican- america community but he went to the southwest ad visited with mrant workers. tavis: whatou mak of the fact there was the specialond between ted kennedy and his others and africaamericans? knowing your hiory, here you ara poor country boy from alabama, and there are aot of othe country black folk back in the y or be funded byhese rich white guys from massachusetts. -- who were defrded by these rich white guys from massachusetts. how was that? -- to work beiended by these rich ite guys from massachusetts how was that? >> it may have appeared be strange, ty could travel to e delta missiippi and georgia you cou see a picre, especiallyfter the assassinion of dr. king and john knedy, the would bea picture of jn f. kennedy, rert kennedy, martinuther king jr., and picture jesus. vis: i haveome church fans in my personal collection evybody who would go to ts churches would seehose pictures on tho fans. i was thought itwas azing that it wld be in churches all acrs america. >> have some of those al. somehow, in some way,hese men gave peop a sense of
WHUT
Aug 27, 2009 8:30am EDT
america. >> i have some of those also. somehow, in some way, these men gave people a sense of hope in a time of hopelessness. tavis: you were there, one of the foot soldiers with dr. king. we know that you were beaten and almost killed on a number of locations. you were the youngest person to speak at the march on washington on that day where king gave the "i have a dream" speech. your resume is intact and regard to your duty and service on the civil rights front. because you were there, you were there, and dr. king was not always happy with john kennedy or bobby kennedy. edward kennedy seemed to take a different tact. what you make of that? >> -- what do you make of that? >> we were not always happy with the president of -- the position of president kennedy or robert kennedy, but along came brother teddy kennedy, who bitterly as a senator threw everything that he had, his soul, his heart, his guts into supporting strong supports legislation and to be a voice. i think he learned from his brothers that we could do better, and he wanted to eat -- one of the strongest piece of civil r
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
this morning." >>> good morning, america. and this morning, breaking news. eunice kennedy shriver, the pioneer behind special olympics and the sister of john f. kennedy has died. we take a look bag at ore life and her legacy. >>> president obama braces for protests at his town hall meeting on health care today. can he cal the explosive war of words? >>> hillary clinton lashes out, after a question strikes a nerve. >> wait. you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? my husband is not the secretary of state. i am. >> is the former president stealing his wife's thunder? >>> and coming to a theater near you, michael jackson, the movie. a front-row seat to his final performance. could it be his biggest show performance. could it be his biggest show yet? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane sawyer is off on this tuesday, august 11th. we're mourning the passing of eunice kennedy shriver. she was 88 years old. >> obviously, a very long life and legacy. she had been dealing with health ailments in these final ye
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 8:00pm EDT
, and i hope you enjoy it. our members make up the most active and powerful union in america. today, we are in the battle of our lives as we push congress to enact real health care reform. we are using our union's power to counter some of the union lines that are spreading from coast-to-coast. we have spent roughly $1 million in the past month alone countering those lovely friends of america, the insurance companies. we are prepared to spend that much more in the months ahead. ouróy nurses are on tv with a powerful ad advocating for real health care reform. we have put organizers and staff into key congressional districts. we will not back down from this fight. america's working families are depending on us. this month, we are joining progressives in taking our message directly to members of congress with a nationwide highway to health care campaign, a rock-and-roll theme that is crisscrossing the country. nobody had better get in our way. stop by our booth and vigorous schedule. better yet, when the rv hitch your city, on board and blog about the energy you are seeing for healthcare r
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 2:00am EDT
kennedy can be measured in no small part as a consequence of how we in america look at one another. how blacks look at whites, how gays looked straight, house traits lookit days. -- house streets look at today's -- how straights look at gays. and how we look at ourselves. when you were with him, you had to measure yourself against him. it always requires you to be larger than you were inclined to be. his death was not unlike his life. as we all know. overcoming pain and loss with a sense of dignity and pride that is amazing. he met his death in the same grave, generous terms that he lived his life. they could've been thinking about your father when he wrote, the will the fis fear when duty throws the gauntlet down the fate, when scorn compromises with death. this is heroism. your father was a historic figure. he was a heroic figure beyond that. i will remember and celebrate his life every single time i see a young, adolescent kids coping rather than cowering about having to make a decision about his sexuality. i will celebrate your father ever single time i see my granddaughter stand up
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
been a place of retreat and renewal for america's greatest political dynasty. now they remember a patriarch, and this town remembers a friend. sam barber sold him paintings. >> i'm going to miss him terribly. i'm speechless. >> reporter: ted kennedy's father bought a cottage here in 1928, thinking it would be good for the kids' health. three decades later, ted's brothers john and robert purchased surrounding homes, creating this three acre property simply known as the compound. john is the editor of "the last lion." >> for years of his life, this was the home. this was the one home they kept returning to. they lived in new york, massachusetts, london, england, but for john, this was his anchor. >> reporter: the brothers played their famous games of touch football on the lawn here, training for the youngest brother, a star at harvard. >> i think this was the center of his young world. so many things happened here. certainly, in times of tragedy, this is where the kennedys gathered. >> reporter: a place of mourning too many times for the kennedy clan. ted was there in 1999 when he
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the worst run insurance companies in america. they predict he merged them they were poorly run and turn them into the biggest efficient. he is a doctor. he created the biggest insurance company in america for his shareholders. his stock went from nothing to being a very valuable. if you are a shareholder, you probably thought he got a lot of that out of nothing. he turned into an $80 billion company. it is nice to have shareholders who are mutual fund owners investing in united healthcare. he had a lot of stock in 1992. on paper, you can never defend anybody making a billion doctor -- dollars. it is very large, very comprehensive, and its shareholders were rewarded. it is like the government paid it. there are two sides to the story. . he created a massive company. he was in it very early. again, i'm not trying to defend him. certainly the taxpayers never paid united health care $1 billion. they are the single biggest contractor for medicare. they make on average about a 3.5% profit on their part d plan which is drugs and plan which is drugs and probably a 4% margin on their medicare advanta
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
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CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. uncompensated care in america cost $43 billion. you and i pay that tax. now, -- i want to address the 47 million who do not have health care coverage, to bring them into the system and that can help lower cost by having a bigger risk pools. the second thing i want to do is having meaningful cost of health care reform. let's start with medicare. i want to close the doughnut hole on prescription drugs. i want to make sure all of our seniors have access to the medications they need and that no one in america over 55 or 65 casta make this terrible decision, to lead by a meal or the prescription drugs that i need? yew instead both the there are some specialized prescription drugs that cost a lot of money. i want to make sure a catastrophic illness does not bankrupt families in america. in our district alone, the 11th congressional district, last year, 1430 families filed for bankruptcy because of health care costs. any family in america, young or old, could be one accident or one illness away from catastrophic health care costs. capping health-care -- catastrophic costs so that the family is forced i
CNN
Aug 26, 2009 3:00pm EDT
the president took no active part in the campaign, he left in the middle of one of the america's cup races to vote at boston's joy street police station. he had no comment on his brother's victory but political observers were quick to point out that the younger kennedy's race in november will be more than a local issue. >> a man who cares. edward m. kennedy endorsed democratic candidate for the united states senate. >> too many of our senior citizens are being forced to choose between neglecting their ailments or being p auchlt perized by them. >> vote for edward m. kennedy, the endorsed democratic candidate for the united states senate. >> the congress convenience. there are some new faces on capitol hill. among them are 12 new senators. of most interest is senator edward "ted" kennedy, the third brother to achieve success in the national political arena. >> from dallas texas, president kennedy died at 1:00 p.m. central standard time. 2:00 eastern standard time. some 38 minutes ago. >> making a final stop on his tour of ireland, senator edward kennedy finds 100,000 people in the streets t
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
in just a minute. >>> and some packing heat. and militias in america are on the rise. what is going on? is it the economy? are they angry with liberals, or angry over a black president? we will discuss that. >>> and the transportation secretary wants answers when passengers are trapped on a tar mat. how long is too log to be stuck on a plane? what are your rights once you board a plane. >>> and economists say the recession is over. what does it mean for your house or job or 401(k)? it's 9:00 a.m. pull up a share and join the "morning meeting." >>> good morning to you. lots of democracy with town halls and other events being held across the married. contessa setting things up. >> nearly two dozen health care events scheduled for today. they are poe ttentially facing with more protestors. and democrats and republicans are following arlen specter's lead holding town halls. and some of the moments, they got wild, not so much the president's town hall, but people have to fight to be heard. angry protesters shouted down senator claire mccaskill yesterday. >> i don't understand the rudeness.
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tonight to stand with you, to change america. >> he will be one of the greatest united states senators. there's no question about it. >> it is a mark of ted's greatness that he does not care who gets the credit as long as the job gets done. >> edward moore kennedy. >> ladies and gentlemen. >> he's been a democratic stalwart for morning four decades. champion of such social causes as civil rights, immigration reform and universal health care. in his personal life, senator edward kennedy has suffered great pain and been in the midst of great controversy, enduring what many called the curse of the kennedys. but tlhrough all of his politicl triumphs and personal tragedies, there has been one constant in the life of senator kennedy, a commitment to public service, a commitment first instilled by his parents, joseph and rose fitzgerald kennedy. childhood friends joseph patrick kennedy and rose fitzgerald marry on october 7, 1914. he is the son of a successful businessman, an irish-catholic community leader. she the daughter of john francis fitzgerald, the legendary honey fitz, a former congr
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2009 10:00pm EDT
parents collectively left america a lot more than this great library, a lot more than landmark legislation and a lot more than leadership, they left us you. as maybe your pop would say, because of you, the dream still lives. thank you for the honor of allowing me to be with you. >>> our final speaker is senator kennedy's loving niece. i've had the privilege of introducing her to this stage many times and i'm pleased to do it now. the president of the kennedy library foundation, caroline kennedy. >>> thank you, mr. vice president and all the speakers tonight of the gift of teddy you have given to all of us. thank you, vicki, for loving him with all your heart for so many years and bringing him so much happiness. and to cara, teddy, patrick, kik, caroline for making him so proud, bringing him so much joy, and to jean, i know you lost your soulmate because you and teddy lived your entire lives your life and all your nieces and nephews are here to help you as best we can. welcome to this library teddy built and brought to life with his spirit and dedication to public service. as many of you kn
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 9:00am EDT
that in the forecast coming up. kimberly? >> we look forward to that. america is preparing to say good-bye to one of its most beloved political leaders. senator edward kennedy will be laid to rest in arlington national cemetery today. we have live team coverage with derrick ward at arlington national cemetery. right now his body is lying i n repose at thejfk y.librar but first michelle franzen in boston where senator kennedy's funeral will take place in less than an hour. >> family and members of congress are meeting here, the library a short time away. we want to show you a live picture. ted kennedy's wife, now widow, vicki kennedy is greeting some of the delegates there today from the house and the senate. they will make their way up to the church in a short time and file int the church. the boistrous senator from massachusetts and the youngest of nine in the kennedy family certainly had a special connection to this basilica. a place where he came when his daughter cara was getting treated for cancer and then returned when he was diagnosed for cancer. now once again he returns. three daes of pu
CNN
Aug 29, 2009 2:00pm EDT
's nomination to the supreme court in 1987. >> in robert bork's america there is no room at the inn for blacks and no place in the constitution for women and in our america there should be no seat on the supreme court for robert bork. >> reporter: for many it is fitting that kennedy became an early supporter of barack obama, the first black president. reaching out to all the groups he championed in the past to carry his civil rights legacy to the future. the hope rises again and the dream lives on. >> reporter: tom foreman, cnn, washington. >>> among those who have studied, admired, really looked into and delved into the kennedy legacy and ted kennedy as well, roger wilkins. he's a journalist. he's a lawyer, social activist, author of the 1982 autobiography "a man's life" and the publisher of the naacp magazine "the crisis." good to see you. >> nice to see you. >> this is an incredible day because it is a day we have heard so many who have admired ted kennedy talk about the mourning. at the same time it's the celebration of his life. give me your impressions of all that has taken place over th
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 1:00pm EDT
propose some new taxes. and when you propose new taxes in america today, you're going to take a little bit of a battering. but i am not going to sacrifice education. we've done so well. pennsylvania has made more progress than any state in the union in the last six years. i'm not going to sacrifice that to worry about my popularity rating. i said, andrea, can you imagine what abe lincoln's favorable rating would have been the first term if we had those polls? probably 6%, 7%, 8%. those polls don't bother me. i want to do the right thing for long-term pennsylvania. >> how do you think the president is doing in trying to counteract the opposition to the health care reform proposals? he certainly has distanced himself from an op-ed in "usa today" yesterday by speaker pelosi and majority leader steny hoyer, who says that it's un-american to protest. he and his spokespeople are saying he understands that people are peaking out and that it's a healthy they think. where's the balance here? >> well, i think -- i don't know if speaker pelosi and steny hoyer meant it was un-american to protest. it's
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
kennedy will be more and not just in america, but on every continent. megyn: major is live from massachusetts with more. good morning. we expect president obama to speak on the senator's passing. put it in perspective for us. this senator was key to this president's election. >> absolutely, good morning. we are at the oak bluffs elementary school. my camera man is going to move the camera so that you can see that the flag is flying at half staff. they are flying that way at the u.s. capitol, all over martha's vineyard, part of a symbolic tribute to, as you said, a senator, a legislator, someone who left a mark not just on american politics, but on this particular president. you asked about logistics', we expect the president to take the microphone at 9:30, his remarks will be about 10 minutes long, talking about his own personal feelings for senator kennedy and placing his death in the ongoing and raging debate in america on health care. we have seen that ted kennedy was an inspiration to those fighting right now in america for health care reform. the democratic national committ
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2009 11:00am EDT
. it was the greatest intelligence failure since the trojan horse. and how with a budget in america leading up to 9/11 did this happen. so there are five big intelligence agencies as you know. the cia, fbi, dia. national security intelligence and the state department has what. the old one that a citizen like me, a reporter without subpoena power could actually investigate look into was the fbi. and particularly, because the war on terror as we know it, with the exception of a few missiles that were fired into khartoum into the clinton years, the war on terror really was conducted as a legal case is, investigated by the two what we call bin laden offices of origin. the new york office of the fbi which i'll refer to repeatedly today, known as the n. y. oh, and the office of u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york. and these incredibly, federal agencies, the bureau, this is the biggest outside of washington, the best of the best, the original joint terrorist task or was set up in his office and of course his house rudy giuliani, who later became a federal judge and fbi director and of cour
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 4:30am EDT
to a special edition of "america this morning." it was shortly before midnight eastern time when senator ted kennedy lost his valiant battle with brain cancer. >> kennedy guyed at his seaside home in massachusetts, surrounded by his loved ones. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy, and to you, vinita, as well. extraordinarily heavy hearts for the kennedy family here at the kennedy compound, just downed the road behind me. we learned just after midnight this evening, senator ted kennedy succumb to the brain tumor. he spent much of the time these last several months here at the kennedy compound. he's been seen out sailing. though, the family told us in recent days, the bad days have outnumbered the good. there had been some word that his condition had warsened in coming days. the family released a statement just a short time ago, saying edward kennedy, the husband, father, grandfather, husband and uncle, that we loved so deeply, died tuesday night, in hyannisport. the inspiration of his faith, optimism and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever. as you know, just off the coast of massach
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00am EDT
come here tonight to stand with you, to change america, to restore its future, to rise to our best ideals, and to elect barack obama president of the united states. >> by rhetorically passing the torch there in denver, he certainly helped. he loved the campaign trail, but he also loved plain old lawmaker, doing the work. it's a very rare senator who gets so much done so early and so late in a career. ted kennedy was that senator, from head start in 1964 with lyndon johnson to the americans with disabilities act in 1990 under the first president bush to no child left behind with g.w. bush. he was the student of many great legislators, a friend and colleague of our current vice president, and a mentor to president obama. today, both president and vice president pay tribute to the teddy kennedy they knew, they respected, and they loved. >> since teddy's diagnosis last year, we've seen the courage with which he battled his illness. and while these months have no doubt been difficult for him, they've also let him hear from people in every corner of our nation and from around the world,
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00pm EDT
says this is leroy carhart who plans to take tiller's place as the number one abortionist in america. with your help we can stop him. now that george tiller's mill is closed forever, leroy carhart plans to take his place, open a new butchering mill he already operates in nebraska. this is where operation rescue comes in. as you know our years of fighting george tiller makes us highly experienced in how to peacefully and legally shut down these late-term abortionists. we will be in omaha and at carhart's abortion mill on august 28th and 29th to encourage and train pro-lifers, working with us on this project to stop him from becoming the next george tiller. carhart's days in nebraska could be numbered. head of operation rescue signs the letters, yours for the babies, and asks for donations. women's groups across nebraska and kansas and other states are asking for counterprotestors to show up on saturday in nebraska as well as to block the operation rescue folks. in the middle of it all, there stands our next guest. joining us, dr. leroy carhart, friend and colleague of the late dr. geo
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
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CNN
Aug 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. >> keep in mind the longer unemployment is relatively high in america the more illegal immigrants go back to countries, at least those who can move over land. people from mexico, central america, south america are leaving because of our jobs. >> quickly on dick durbin yesterday, saying this to our john king. listen to this. >> i support a public option, but yes, i am open. just understand that after we pass this bill, and i hope we do in the senate, it will go to conference committee, we'll have a chance to work out all our differences. so, we'll see how this ends. but i don't want the process to be filibustered to failure. >> is that realistic that if the house passes health insurance reform with a public option, a government-run insurance agency to compete with the private insurance company, the senate does it, when they get together and try to have their conference committee, they will get that public option? >>> i hope so, wolf, simply because -- >> i know you hope so, but is that realistic? >> well, i think so because four out of five committees are supportive. >> in the house. >> an
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 4:00pm EDT
was about defending the constitution of the united states of america, and that he was about all of the liberties and freedom that this country has to offer, and, quite honestly, it's the majority of americans are against this bill, i do not believe that senator kennedy which one to have his name associated with it. -- if the majority of americans are against this bill. neil: it was said that the same special interest groups may try to torpedo it again. in other words, lumping people in opecial interest groups.ple çhow do you feel about that? when your interest is lumped in with prevailing interests with health care that will not change? >> nahla, here is the thing. it is not about special-interest groups now. it is not about being a republican or a democrat or independent. it is about what the american people want. i honestly believe that if senator kennedy was alive today, he would not want to go against what the american people want. that was not his style. other representatives we have, like one from new york, they clearly -- he clearly stated last week that he will vote ac
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
him. if everybody else knew what i knew about you. if america knew what you were like, one on one, personally. i would tell people about my encounters with him. just a few. but what a warm, wonderful guy, with a great sense of humor. again, guy on the opposite side politically of me, but a guy with no problem trying to reach out with republicans who used him as a punch line. >> you were talking a while ago about the issue of guns and the second amendment and conservatives and republicans. we don't know what the president is going to say when he steps up in front of the cameras at 9:30 or there abouts. one thing you can say about ted kennedy, take it to the bank truth, he was a man without cynicism. he was a man with no hate in his heart. in this day and age, when the bloggers and some of the cable chatter and the divisions in this country is so deep at that level, at the media level and the things that were written and said about him, right up until the moment he died. he had no hate in him. >> right. >> no cynicism about our government and our country. >> as doris said, he became
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in america. >> do you believe the country has the mood right now, given the economic challenges facing us, the loss of equity, the loss of property value, the loss of income, the loss of prospects for their children doing as well as they have in life, given all those pressures they'll willing to be big about health care? >> well, i think they're willing to accept the idea, as ted kennedy would have so enunciated. you must spike the cost of health care for all americans, particularly those who are currently paying the price. ted kennedy would have said five, six, seven years from now, you'll be paying double what you're paying if you leave the system intact as it is today. he would not have gone to the issue of how do you cover people not covered until he developed a relationship with those of us currently picking up the tab. i think that's what mr. obama has to do and he has to do it in memory of ted kennedy. >> is there anyone in the senate right now who might be willing to spend the next 10 or 20 years on how to be ted kennedy. somebody who knows how to be great legislator and can unite
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00pm EDT
to the working folk of america, the former secretary of labor robert rische will talk about the future ted kennedy's work. plus, we're going to hear a personal story tonight of a woman's crusade to change the insurance industry. she lost her husband to cancer, and in the end, he said fighting united health care was tougher than fighting his disease. i'll have my op-ed in just a moment. but first, senator chris dodd called ted kennedy his best friend, they served together in the senate for nearly three decades, senator dodd was the man ted kennedy chose to take the reins of his committee when he could no longer work in his committee. and senator dodd joins me by phone tonight to start off "the ed show." i know this has been really a couple of rough days for you. >> i'm delighted to be with you and you've been a great friend and a great advocate of the cause that teddy cared so deeply about. i'm pleased to join you, a sad couple of days, we all knew it was going to happen, certainly he did as well. but he was never maudlin, he was never depressed about it all, he was optimistic about the fut
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
worsens. a $33 million settlement between the bank of america and the s.e.c. over bonuses is on hold. a federal judge says he needs more information before approveing the deal. bank of america agreed to pay the fine on charges it misled the ability to pay bonuses when it bought -- the products' brands and -- well the popular cash for clunkers program may drive up prices for used cars. the rebate program is ending about $750,000 gas guzzlers to the scrap happy instead of car lots where many of them may have gone. that could inflate prices as much as 10% on used cars. gas prices pushed higher for the third week in a row. prices climbed to an average of $2.65 a gallon. michael jackson's final rehearsals are coming to the big screen. a judge approved the right to sell hours of footage taped before his london tour. >> coming up on "good morning america" an exclusive look at the top five places to buy a house right now and not he is thely where houses are the cheapest. that's on "g.m.a." and that's your "moneyscope" report. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> on this tuesday morning 74 degrees. >> comi
FOX
Aug 26, 2009 5:00am EDT
as america debates the issue of health care that he fought for right up until the end of his life. born on february #nd, 19 # 2, edward kennedy was the youngest of joe and rose kennedy's nine children but he was des tipped to step from the shadows and lead the kennedy clan through both good times and bad. when john f. kennedy was elected, ather joseph p. kennedy knew who should replace him n 1962, kennedy won a special election and with go on to be re-elected eight times. the kennedy family had its share of tragedy. assassination haming the lives of john f. kennedy in 1963 and robert kennedy in 1968. accolades are going on from around the nation. we will hear from many people who have looked back at 47 years in the united states septa that senator ted kennedy has served. >> we'll have much more throughout the morning. >>> let's get a check on the forecast this morning with tucker barnes. >> we have nice comfortable conditions out there. currently 72 degrees. we will have more heat than yesterday with highs in the u l 90s. still not expecting any showers and thunderstorms. you can see th
CNN
Aug 11, 2009 4:00pm EDT
for america. it's not good for this debate. it's a distraction. >> reporter: georgia congressman david scott says his staff found the swastika painted on the sign tuesday morning. he says his office has received offensive faxes. police are now looking into it. >> you want a meeting with me on health care? i'll give it to you. >> reporter: scott says he believes it's a result of the heated health care debate. a meeting that he had with a local doctor has been featured on local television and cnn. he also thinki s that some of t protests at town hall meetings have been far from spontaneous. >> i think they've been organized. they have a right to do it. this is america. this is rough and tumble. that's what we're here for. so, there's no problem with this. but this is something else. >> reporter: another congressman, brian baird, in washington state has canceled public meetings after he said he received death threats. scott says he believes the president needs to be the one to step up and keep this heated debate from crossing the line. >> i think he has to really speak strongly to tamper this d
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. ♪ bicycle, what are we waiting for? the flowers are blooming. the air is sweet. and zyrtec® starts... relieving my allergies... 2 hours faster than claritin®. my worst symptoms feel better, indoors and outdoors. with zyrtec®, the fastest... 24-hour allergy medicine, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. zyrtec® works fast, so i can love the air™. (announcer) transform your water. women who drink crystal light drink 20% more water. crystal light. make a delicious change. eric: we'll have much more on the passing of senator ted kennedy. but first a look at your other headlines. prime minister gordon brown expressing outrage over the release of the lockerbie bomber. he says he was "repulsed" by the welcome received when he arrived in libya. when the federal government wraps up his budget year end in october, the federal deficit will tota
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 2:00pm EDT
coast. eleven o'clock in the westment welcome to america's news headquarters covering all of the day's headlines. i'm trace gallagher live in new york. . >> i'm martha mccallum live at our lady of perpetual health basilica in massachusetts as we cover the funeral of edward kennedy. a plane carrying the nartsenatos casket expected to land at andrews air force base. you're looking at constitution avenue, along the procession route and the skies are much sunnier than in massachusetts. earlier today, we watched as hundreds of friends, family, colleagues, packed into basilica behind me and they honored and celebrated the life of the senator who passed away at age 77 this week after a long battle with brain canc cancer. senator kennedy served 47 years in the u.s. senate, making what many say is a profound impact on u.s. life. president obama delivered the eulogy today at senator kennedy's funeral, let's take a listen. >> while he was seen by fiercest critics as a partisan lightning rod, that's not prism through which ted kennedy saw the world, nor was it the prism through which his colleag
PBS
Aug 26, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> woodruff: senator edward kennedy, patriarch of america's best-known political family, often called the "liberal lion" of the senate, died at his home in hyannis port, massachusetts, last night after battling brain cancer for a little more than a year. during his 46 year tenure in washington, he pushed for legislation on education, poverty and health care. today he was widely remembered as a gifted leader and legislator. we begin our coverage with the personal memories of one of his closest friends in the senate, republican orrin hatch of utah. >> senator thank you very much for talking with us. >> so nice to be with you, judy. >> woodruff: what are you thinking and feeling on this day? >> naturally, i'm griefing. i knew ted was going to die but i prayed for him every day hoping for a miracle. i chatted with his wife, vicki, this morning and she of course was broken up but she was very, very kind and nice as she really is. i'm going to miss that man. we-- we-- i went back there to fight ted kennedy, and i think we fought each other for all of my 33 years, but when we got together, w
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 6:00pm EDT
:30 in the morning. >> he was a guardian for his family and for america he was the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy was elected to the senate in 1962, winning the seat vacated by his brother john. within six years, he inherited the family maniple -- mantle after the assassination of both of his brothers. biographers say he struggled with the family name and his own demons. the death of a friend near chappaquiddick with kennedy behind the wheel is a part of his personal history. his bid for the president's seat ended in defeat to jimmy carter. >> the work goes on, because endures, the pope still lives, and the dream shall never die. >> at kennedy is remembered as the lion of the senate. >> that every american, north, south, east, west, young, old, get decent, quality health care as a fundamental right and not a privilege. >> aides to barack obama call kennedy's endorsement in 2008 pivotal. >> i am proud to stand with him here today and offer my help, offer my voice, offer my energy, my commitment to make barack obama the next president of the united states. >> today, as leaders around the wo
CNN
Aug 26, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. a lot of customers are proud and happy that bank of america actually has a solution to help them out. i listen. that's the first thing i do is i listen. you know what, what happened? what put you in this situation? we always want to make sure that we're doing i'll go through some of his monthly expenses, if he has a mortgage payment, if he pays rent. and then i'll use all that information to try and see what kind of a payment he financially can handle. i want to help you. bank of america wants to help you through this difficult time. when they come to you and they say thank you aj, for helping me with this problem, that's where we get our joy from. need a lift? hey buddy, i appreciate the ride, you know. no problem. ♪ mind if i take a shortcut? yeah, sure. ♪ i knew the subaru legacy was the smart choice... what i didn't expect... was the fun. the all-new subaru legacy. feel the love. >>> for ten years, republican leadership have refused to let us get a vote on increasing the minimum wage. >> our goal is to improve public schools, not abandon them. >> this administration feels it's a
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 12:00am EDT
. a father committed to america and committed to seeing his family succeed. and giving them the support to do so. a mother of profound religious faith, who instilled that faith in her children and gave them the optimism, and i think, the ability to transcend difficulties that comes with faith. and, you know, this family loved america. they wanted to serve it, make it better. i think that -- you know, something i was thinking about today, larry. when john f. kennedy was elected, what struck all of us was not just his intelligence, his -- the nobility with which he approached public service, he broke a barrier. he was the first roman catholic to be elected president. well, for me as a jewish kid growing up with, maybe beginning to think about politics, probably for a lot of other minority groups, including racial groups, minority groups. maybe that said to us, you know, anything really is possible in this country. i would say there's a direct line between the kennedy family and the fact that barack obama is our president today. >> larry: well put. >> so a great american family who set a model f
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. and his alumni is everywhere in government and in private sector, think tanks all over america. >> take a break. when we come back, a few more words from the senator. we'll ask you about that health care debate and his legacy in that area. back with senator mccain and ted kennedy's important legacy in 60 seconds. [ sighs ] whoo-hoo! this hair color is a washout. try nice'n easy with color-blend technology. in 1 step, get a blend of 3 tones. highlights, lowlights, and shine. it makes a fresh, light-filled frame for your pretty face. nice'n easy. your right color. tylenol pm quiets the pain that keeps you awake. and helps you sleep, in a non-habit forming way. >> larry: we're back with senator john mccain. he'll speak tomorrow at the memorial service for ted kennedy. senator, it's going to be a difficult vote. what if we put it this way, a way that senator kennedy once put it to me. how can a nation this rich and this strong have anybody not insured? >> he's got an excellent point. but the question is, in all due respect, whether health care can be made affordable and available to all ame
CNN
Aug 28, 2009 12:00am EDT
. and his alumni is everywhere in government and in private sector, think tanks all over america. >> larry: we'll take a break. when we come back, a few more words from the senator. we'll ask you about that health care debate and his legacy in that area. back with senator mccain and ted kennedy's important legacy in 60 seconds. ( siren blaring ) special interest groups are trying to block progress on health care reform, derailing the debate with myths and scare tactics. desperately trying to stop you from discovering that reform won't ration care. you and your doctor will always decide the best treatment for you. tell congress not to let myths get in the way of fixing what's broken with health care. learn the facts at healthactionnow.org. >> larry: we're back with senator john mccain. he will speak tomorrow at the memorial service for his friend, senator ted kennedy. senator, it's going to be a difficult vote. what if we put it this way, a way that senator kennedy once put it to me. how can a nation this rich and this strong have anybody not insured? >> he's got an excellent point. but the
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